If you’ve ever wanted to learn how to play guitar, but didn’t know where to find guitar lessons look no further. These are some of the studios and places to find private guitar instruction in Tacoma, Washington.
Open Arts Studio
109 Tacoma Ave North
This is an arts school that has group guitar lessons for ages 7-Adult. Each group has up to 5 people in it and there are beginning, intermediate, and advanced groups. You have to reserve your space for these classes by calling or going in. This studio offers 1 week free from time to time so check their website to see if they are doing this special, which is great for children or someone who is unsure if they really want to learn guitar and just want to test it out before paying for a longer class. More information on Open Arts Studio can be found here http://www.openartsstudio.com/groupguitar.html
Melody Music Studios
This studio teaches private lessons through certified instructors. You can choose to have the instructor come to your home or have your lessons in the instructors home studio. They also offer a week long grace period where if you decide to, you can choose to have a different instructor, this is a good option for finding the perfect match in an instructor or after this grace period if you feel that guitar is not for you it’s possible to cancel without the obligation of paying for the whole session. Pricing for lessons can be found here http://melodymusicstudios.com/GuitarLessons.asp
Other places to find private lessons are these sites http://www.privatelessons.com/metro/Tacoma_Music_Lessons.htm or http://www.teachstreet.com/tacoma-wa/guitar/70220-62 On these sites you can read resumes of the different teachers in your neighborhood. If you know what style of music you want to learn, look for a teacher that specializes in it, for instance if you want to learn country on an acoustic guitar find an instructor that specializes in that. This will ensure that your teacher will best suit your needs, the different styles have different scales and chords to learn and can best teach you the music style that you like best.
If you want to save some money or maybe test to see what learning guitar is all about, there are many free online sources for learning to play guitar. If you do a web search for ‘free guitar lessons’ many sites with video instructions will come up including ones from famous musicians. This is a good way to learn your favorite song or see how different people position their hands on the strings, which can be difficult to learn at first. Formal lessons may be needed in the future, but this is a great way to get your feet wet.